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Derrick Lewis vs Stipe Miocic preview
When is Lewis vs Miocic?
Derrick Lewis could potentially square off against Stipe Miocic, in Autumn/Fall 2021.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Lewis vs Miocic stats
Derrick Lewis would step into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Stipe Miocic would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Lewis would have a slight advantage in power over Miocic, with a 81% knock out percentage over Miocic's 75%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Lewis would have a slight advantage over Miocic, with a 4% submission rate over Miocic's 0%.
Derrick Lewis is the younger man by 2 years, at 38 years old.
Miocic has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lewis. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Lewis is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 month later than Miocic, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 27 more professional rounds, 80 to Miocic's 53.
Lewis vs Miocic form
Derrick Lewis has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Sergey Spivac at UFC Fight Night on 4th February 2023 by in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sergey Pavlovich at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Tai Tuivasa at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had won against Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.
He had been beaten by Ciryl Gane at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Miocic has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he Francis NGannou at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Daniel Cormier at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Before that, he had lost to Daniel Cormier at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.
He had won against Francis NGannou at UFC 220 on 20th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston.
In terms of recent activity, Derrick Lewis has been fighting more than Stipe Miocic.
Derrick Lewis last fought 1 month and 25 days ago, while Stipe Miocic's last outing was 2 years and 2 days ago.
Lewis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
Miocic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Lewis vs Miocic?
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